Caitlin Yates
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Caitlin Yates

Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Caitlin Yates
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Caitlin Yates

Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Caitlin Yates is a menswear designer and founder of C8Y8S, an independent brand with a focus on print and textiles to portray personal narratives. Through strong pattern cutting, combined alongside tongue in cheek prints, Yates’ pushes to question society’s rules and regulations. Yates’ debut collection, ‘Cotswold Luvvies’, looks at the real life of the Cotswolds; destroying the assumed lifestyle and privilege of this hallowed land of middle England. Yates graduated from BA Fashion Design at University of Westminster in 2021 and has previous work experience at MCQ, Alexander McQueen, ASAI TA and Martine Rose. www.caitlinyates.co.uk
Projects
  • COTSWOLD LUVVIES
    COTSWOLD LUVVIES“Cotswold Luvvies” looks at the real life of the Cotswolds; destroying the assumed lifestyle and privilege of this hallowed land of middle England. The collection uses found materials such as fabric created from makeup wipes, pub memorabilia and up-cycled denim to create pieces that bring awareness to rural poverty issues that run throughout the area. Using clothing to break down hierarchal connotations associated with the area, through destruction of classed rules and regulations.
  • The Face x Teezo Touchdown
    The Face x Teezo Touchdownshot by Steven Klein styled by Danny Reed jacket by Caitlin Yates
Work history
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    FounderC8Y8S
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    CAD / Design AssistantMartine Rose
     - London, United KingdomInternship
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Education
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of Westminster
     - London, United Kingdom
    First Class Honours
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    National Diploma in Art and DesignOxford Brookes
     - Oxford, United Kingdom
    Distinction